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How is it September?!

I can’t believe how the past few months have flown by! Sadly, the blog and my knitting have been neglected. But, the good news is that we bought our first house and moved mid-August! Our new house still needs a studio proper, and a little TLC, but it does has everything we could ask from Colorado.

Our almost 2 acre little gem:

Other than the crazy amount of house-hunting and dyeing of massive amounts of yarn the past 7 months, we managed to squeeze in a triathalon mid-Summer, 4 weddings, a huge backyard garden, and a trip back to Boston and Vermont. I wonder why summer flew by?! Happy Memorial Day to each and every one of you!!

Simple Thoughts

Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Yep, still here! Trying to get a grasp on the craziness that life has to offer. I am hoping to calm things down after we (hopefully) buy a house, get settled, and make some changes to the business. I’m trying to take each day at a time and think balanced thoughts. We are still really awaiting Spring here in Colorado, hope you are all having a beautiful May!

Happy Easter

Yes, a finished knitting project! And, just in time for baby Isabella’s 1st Birthday (and Easter).

Mr. Bunns in his natural environment:



Yes, I did say Mr. Bunns — that is what I was calling him. He is a very secure man-bunny with the pink bow and all!

Pattern: Loveable Toys by Marion Edmonds. Published in one of my all-time favorite knitting books, Last Minute Knitted Gifts by Joelle Hoverson.
Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight in natural, 000.
Needles: US 6 (4.00mm)
Measurements: One size
Started: March 23, 2010
Finished: March 29, 2010
Other Details: The bunny looks like anything but a bunny when you are knitting it. Then you stuff it and put on those ears… aww!

Have a very Happy Easter and Passover!

Stained Glass

I love how colorful this is.

It’s Spincerely roving in a beautiful 60/30/10 superwash merino/bamboo/nylon blend. The color is called Stained Glass, and each turn of the wheel brings out new colors, new hints of shades I never noticed. I am so thankful that I bought up the full 8 ounces of this colorway! I’m planning on using it for a baby sweater, and think I’ll have sport/dk weight yarn. Any pattern suggestions?

That’s Me Dyeing in the Snow

I don’t think twice about it, but some people thing its so funny/hilarious/awesome/crazy that I dye yarn outside year-round. Now, this isn’t really a choice, its more of a fact that I have zero studio space. I refused to continue using my kitchen as the studio when we moved to Colorado, and I have been standing firm. It does stink on some colder/snowier days, but I really do enjoy being outside and I’m never short of fresh air. I will hopefully have an amazing studio soon, but for now, I am enjoying the outdoors..